Life: Features

May. 05, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

Youth crime-fighting club in 1930s revered Hoover's FBI

In the gangster era of the 1930s, J. Edgar Hoover's biggest fan club may have been the High Point Secret Service Club.

Apr. 29, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

Jimmy Tomlin: So you want to raise a teenager...

Walk softly and carry a big pair of earplugs - there's a teenager in the house.

Apr. 28, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

High Point Jail Ministry helps inmates turn lives around

When F.E. White returned to the High Point Jail in January and found himself in the exact same cell he had occupied two years earlier, maybe that’s when he realized his life wasn’t going anywhere.
But then a High Point Jail Ministry volunteer showed up one Sunday, and White's life changed.

Apr. 26, 2013 @ 09:31 AM

Seth Barwick throws a pitch to remember at HPU

Six years after life threw him a nasty curveball, Seth Barwick threw a pitch of his own Wednesday.

Apr. 25, 2013 @ 03:18 PM

Local club to host a battle of the beards

Beards and moustaches will take center stage this weekend at a competition taking place in High Point.

Apr. 22, 2013 @ 04:39 PM

Gala, silent auction to benefit Theatre Art Galleries

The importance of the visual arts will take center stage next week when Theatre Art Galleries hosts its annual TAG Gala and Art Auction.

Apr. 22, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

Jimmy Tomlin: When zombies attack...

When the zombie apocalypse happens, will you know how to survive?

Apr. 21, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

Chris Washburn rebounds from drug addiction to help others

Now clean for more than a decade, former basketball star Chris Washburn is trying to help others avoid drug addiction.

Apr. 18, 2013 @ 05:59 PM

Barefoot for a cause

Ellen Barker is celebrating One Day Without Shoes with people around the country this week. But she has a special reason to celebrate that only comes around once in a lifetime.

Apr. 18, 2013 @ 03:41 PM

Pennybyrn to unveil new art gallery for residents

Pennybyrn at Maryfield residents now have a new space for exhibiting their artwork.

Apr. 15, 2013 @ 03:06 PM

Sawvel trying to influence teenage drug use

Patty Jo Sawvel is under the influence, but in this case, that's not a bad thing.

Apr. 15, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

Jimmy Tomlin: The Southern Bill of Rights

Government wants to limit the size of our sugary soft drinks? Them's fightin' words.

Apr. 14, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

Neurosurgeon's near-death experience changes his opinion

After more than 20 years as an academic neurosurgeon, Dr. Eben Alexander held a very scientific — and very dim — view of near-death experiences. Then he had a near-death experience of his own.

Apr. 11, 2013 @ 12:48 PM

DCCC to host visit by zookeeper Jack Hanna

Jack Hanna and a number of his animal friends will visit the DCCC campus in Thomasville later this month.

Apr. 08, 2013 @ 03:03 PM

Author Andre Dubus III coming to High Point

Andre Dubus III may have given up a life of violence on his journey to becoming a best-selling author, but his books still pack a powerful punch.